2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M76.3

Iliotibial band syndrome

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • M76.3 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM M76.3 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M76.3 - other international versions of ICD-10 M76.3 may differ.
The following code(s) above M76.3 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to M76.3:
  • M00-M99
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range M00-M99

    Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue

    • Use an external cause code following the code for the musculoskeletal condition, if applicable, to identify the cause of the musculoskeletal condition
    Type 2 Excludes
    • arthropathic psoriasis (L40.5-)
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • compartment syndrome (traumatic) (T79.A-)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue
  • M76
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M76

    Enthesopathies, lower limb, excluding foot

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • bursitis due to use, overuse and pressure (M70.-)
    • enthesopathies of ankle and foot (M77.5-)
    Enthesopathies, lower limb, excluding foot
Clinical Information
  • An overuse injury causing lateral knee pain that results from repetitive friction of the iliotibial band over the lateral femoral epicondyle.
Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to M76.3:
  • Type 2 Excludes: M24.8
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M24.8

    Other specific joint derangements, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • iliotibial band syndrome (M76.3)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to M76.3:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To M76.3
M76.01 …… right hip
M76.02 …… left hip
M76.1 Psoas tendinitis
M76.10 …… unspecified hip
M76.11 …… right hip
M76.12 …… left hip
M76.2 Iliac crest spur
M76.20 …… unspecified hip
M76.21 …… right hip
M76.22 …… left hip
M76.3 Iliotibial band syndrome
M76.30 …… unspecified leg
M76.31 …… right leg
M76.32 …… left leg
M76.4 Tibial collateral bursitis [Pellegrini-Stieda]
M76.40 …… unspecified leg
M76.41 …… right leg
M76.42 …… left leg
M76.5 Patellar tendinitis
M76.50 …… unspecified knee
M76.51 …… right knee

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.